Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm Express

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 8 mm Express

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.3944

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large brass primer and round nosed full jacketed bullet with steel liner

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 75.22 mm, Case length: 56.9 mm, Bullet diameter: 8.05 mm

Calibre

8 x 57 mm R _ (.360 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

H. UTENDOERFFER NURNBERG

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

W.B.Dixon,European sporting cartridges.
F.C.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.
Lenselink,Wanting & de Hek. Patronen.
F.Datig, Cartidges for Collectors, Vol
Munhall & White, Headstamp Guide.